Manchester, NH (population: 108,643) has four bookkeeping schools within its city limits. Saint Anselm College, the highest ranked school in the city with a bookkeeping program, has a total student population of 1,915. It is the 297th highest ranked school in the USA and the highest in the state of New Hampshire.
Bookkeeping students from Manchester schools who go on to become bookkeepers, bookkeeping clerks, accounting managers, accounting officers, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 1,757,870 people working as bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $34,750. Also, Accountants and auditors make on average $67,430 per year and there are about 1,106,980 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Manchester area alone, there are 790 employed accountants and auditors earning an average salary of $61,620. Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks in this area earn $36,990/yr and there are 1,300 employed.
Manchester lies in Hillsborough county, which is one of the 6 counties in New Hampshire. Overall, the Manchester area has 99,530 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.6% unemployment rate, $21.75/hr average worker wage, and a $45,240 average annual salary. Thus, about 13.049 out of every 1000 jobs in Manchester are held by bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks, and 7.962/1000 are held by accountants and auditors.
Of the 4 bookkeeping schools in Manchester, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Saint Anselm College comes out as the most expensive ($26,612/yr) for bookkeeping students, with Manchester Community College as the lowest, reported at only $17,487/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Manchester|
|North Andover||MA||-||1||30.19||56||24.9 miles|
|New London||NH||-||5||27.7354||166||40.7 miles|
|Chestnut Hill||MA||-||2||53.2355||134||46.9 miles|